“Nights of a Thousand Candles” 2015 Schedule

 

 

 

 

December 3, 4, & 5


South State Bank Entertainment Tent
Paul Grimshaw Band - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m. This four-piece band from Myrtle Beach plays a wide variety of music ranging from light jazz to rock.
Vocal Edition - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. A professional choral ensemble dedicated to providing quality choral entertainment. They specialize in harmony, jazz, pop, and holiday choral music. The group consists of some of the Grand Strand’s most outstanding professional singers and are the only artists who have performed every year but one at Brookgreen’s Nights of A Thousand Candles.

The Hammock Shops Village Entertainment Tent at Pegasus
Thistledown Tinkers - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m. A powerful music duo, Trip Rogers and Tom Eure are seasoned music veterans from Mint Hill, NC. They weave traditional Scottish and Irish music with original creations while adding a southern swagger that sets the stage on fire.
Bates Holman (Jazz) - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. Pawleys Island native and percussionist Bates Holman will include original arrangements and interpretations of your favorite holiday tunes that are sure to swing you into the holiday spirit.
Bagpipes roving between sets
Peggy and Mark Gaudreau from Myrtle Beach have studied bagpipes for years. They extensive performance experience for 17 years at weddings, church services, and special events.

 

December 10, 11, & 12

South State Bank Entertainment Tent
Bill Oberst, Jr. - 6 p.m., & 8 p.m.
Born and raised in Georgetown, SC, Bill has been recognized for his stunning performance in his one-man rendition of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol.” His successful career includes projects in film and television.
TruSol Band - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. Their soulful renditions of classics from the Motown Era, ‘70s & ‘80s, up to the current Hip Hop and R&B hits are guaranteed to keep everyone grooving. For NOTC this year, they are delivering their first-ever concerts of holiday favorites with an R&B and Motown flair.

The Hammock Shops Village Entertainment Tent at Pegasus
Susana and Timmy Abell - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m. From Asheville, NC, Susana and Timmy combine children’s music and Puppet Theater with original songs and stories. Their concerts have captivated audiences around the world.
Melissa Porshia - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. "A modern blend of piano driven symphonic arrangements and smooth, powerful vocals" describes artist Melissa Porshia (pronounced Por-SHAY). The passion for songwriting quickly took hold and soon she set her sights on recording her own CDs of original work.

Bagpipes roving between sets
Peggy and Mark Gaudreau from Myrtle Beach have studied bagpipes for years. They extensive performance experience for 17 years at weddings, church services, and special events.

 

December 17, 18, & 19


South State Bank Entertainment Tent
Mike Frost Band - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m.
They combine a crowd-pleasing sense of fun with adventurous with turn-on-a-dime musicianship. Evidenced by their stellar CD releases, including their recent album, “Frosty Christmas,” their sound contains elements of classic rock and R&B, while their approach to jazz standards and modern ballads is laced with undeniable verve and performed with a soulful spirit.
Paul Grimshaw Band - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. This four-piece band from Myrtle Beach plays a wide variety of music ranging from light jazz to rock. The musical resumes of this band include recording session work in New York and Nashville for legendary recording artists such as Aretha Franklin, Van McCoy, The Drifters, and Wet Willie.

The Hammock Shops Village Entertainment Tent at Pegasus
Palmetto Bronze - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m
. A delightful handbell group from Summerville, SC, under the direction of Marcia J. Brantley, performs a wide variety of music including transcriptions, traditional and seasonal tunes, patriotic music, folk songs, Broadway show tunes, and original compositions.
Vocal Edition - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. A professional choral ensemble dedicated to providing quality choral entertainment. They specialize in harmony, jazz, pop, and holiday choral music. The group consists of some of the Grand Strand’s most outstanding professional singers and are the only artists who have performed every year but one at Brookgreen’s Nights of A Thousand Candles.

Bagpipes roving between sets
Peggy and Mark Gaudreau from Myrtle Beach have studied bagpipes for years. They extensive performance experience for 17 years at weddings, church services, and special events.

 

December 20

South State Bank Entertainment Tent
Melissa Poshier - 4 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8 p.m. "A modern blend of piano driven symphonic arrangements and smooth, powerful vocals" describes artist Melissa Porshia (pronounced Por-SHAY). The passion for songwriting quickly took hold and soon she set her sights on recording her own CDs of original work.
Paul Grimshaw Band - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. This four-piece band from Myrtle Beach plays a wide variety of music ranging from light jazz to rock.

The Hammock Shops Village Entertainment Tent
Bates Holman and Friends - 5 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9 p.m. Pawleys Island native and percussionist Bates Holman will include original arrangements and interpretations of your favorite holiday tunes that are sure to swing you into the holiday spirit.
Ron Daise 6 p.m. & 8 p.m. -“The Gullah Christmas Story” in a mesmerizing concert of spirituals, Christmas hymns and carols, contemporary Christian selections, and original songs, Ron Daise intersperses the narration of the Christmas story from the Gullah Bible. Daise provides English translations for those who are Gullah-challenged and also provides historical information about Gullah culture.




CONNECT